Songs about climate change are not so hot
7. If you are, ahem, of a certain age, you will remember Jared Leto as the TOTALLY DREAMY Jordan Catalano from short-lived teen drama “My So-Called Life.” If you are of Generation Z or whatever we’re on now, you know Leto as the lead singer for mopey emo rockers 30 Seconds to Mars, who have distinguished themselves from dozens of other similarly tight-jeaned mopey emo rockers by … er … they went to the Arctic! To film a video, presumably in support of saving the Arctic.
Puzzlingly, the song isn’t about climate change. Or the Arctic. It’s about how life is totally a big lie and you just have to, like, maintain. “A quiet desperation’s building higher / I’ve got to remember this is just a game.” Oh, Jordan, if only it were. Er, Jared! We meant Jared!